The phased reopening of business and social life gained traction with more people emerging from coronavirus lockdowns, while an experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the United States, showed promise based on data from a small group.
The majority of metropolitan Adelaide is under quarantine restrictions after two Mediterranean fruit fly outbreaks were declared on Tuesday.
Free childcare for Australian children has cost the federal government about $131 million a week.
Clusters of COVID-19 around a Melbourne meat works and McDonald's outlet shouldn't endanger their customers' health.
Gutted Australian barley growers have warned of a bitter blow to the nation's economy after China slapped a whopping 80 per cent tariff on imports.
One in eight Australians believe Microsoft founder Bill Gates is somehow responsible for the coronavirus and the 5G wireless network is to blame for spreading the disease.
How Queensland officials will spend billions of dollars to treat the state's sick economy and get people back into work has finally been laid bare.
Moderna Inc's experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the US, has produced protective antibodies in a small group of healthy volunteers, according to very early data released by the biotech company.
Athletics great and eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his long-time girlfriend Kasi Bennett have welcomed their first child.
Donald Trump has enthusiastically told his 80 million Twitter followers he is behind the Australian-backed push for an independent COVID-19 inquiry.